La Villita (San Antonio, Tex.).; United States. National Youth Administration.; San Antonio (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Conservation and restoration.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973.
Roth discusses his personal knowledge and friendship with Lyndon Johnson, begun while both were attending Southwest State College, and his political and government service including the National Youth Administration.
Brackenridge High School, San Antonio (Tex.);San Antonio, (Tex.)--Social life and customs;San Antonio Conservation Society;Historic sites--Conservation and restoration;Church and state in Mexico;Mexico--Politics and government--1910-1946
Forced to flee from Mexico in 1932 during the Calles regime, Archbishop Ruiz y Flores took refuge in San Antonio and became a frequent guest of Ella Stumpf who tells of this, Brackenridge High School and the River Bank Theater,and the work of the...
Taylor, Amanda Cartwright;San Antonio Conservation Society;Historic sites--Conservation and restoration;Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo (San Antonio, Tex.)
San Antonio, Texas
Lane Taylor Sealy, grandson of Amanda Cartwright Taylor (Mrs. Lane Taylor), relates family history, particularly about his grandmother, her involvement with restoration of the granary at the San Jose Mission, and her work with...
Invited by Jim Gaines to work at HemisFair, Newman was designated as Director of Exhibitor Visitor Relations. He discusses the role of his deparment which included oversight of protocol, special events, foreign and commercial pavilions as well as...
HemisFair (1968: San Antonio, Tex.).; Yarborough, Senator Ralph.; Tower of the Americas (San Antonio, Tex.).; Frost, Tom.; Hilton Hotel (San Antonio, Tex.).
H. B. Zachry discusses the origins and planning for the 1968 HemisFair held in San Antonio. Included are Tower of the Americas, building of the Hilton Hotel in four months using modular construction, and post-Hemisfair plans.
San Antonio, Texas
A noted architect who compared buildings to diamonds with many facets, Bartlett Cocke Sr. emphasized the importance of the “science” of buildings as well as the art. In his 60 years in practice in San Antonio, Cocke was the...
San Antonio (Tex.); HemisFair (1968: San Antonio, Tex.); Building construction; Cisneros, Henry.--1947-; McAllister, Walter W.--1889-; University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; San Antonio Spurs (basketball team)
Bartell Zachry is interviewed by Sterlin Holmesly for his series ‘Changes in San Antonio since HemisFair’. Zachry discusses the urban renewal, construction, political, and business changes that were impacted by Hemisfair.